Woodbury PD Blotter: Football Fight, Theft, Sick Raccoon, ATV Complaint
Woodbury police responded to a wide array of calls from Sept. 22-27.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
A stolen vehicle belonging to a Wadena, MN, resident was found parked between Taco Bell and Savers on Sept. 22. The 1995 Chevy pickup had been there for several days. The keys were in the ignition.
Police on Sept. 23 ran the license plate of a vehicle parked in a lot at the 1500 block of Woodlane Drive and found that one of the occupants had a lengthy criminal history and had warrants out for his arrest. He was arrested and booked at the Washington County Jail.
A car that was making odd turns and driving around without an apparent destination was pulled over on Sept. 23 and officers found the driver in possession of salvia (an illegal substance) and tools used for burglary. The driver was held for possession and driving offenses.
One of the owners of the 1850 Weir Drive building spoke with an officer on routine patrol on Sept. 23 to report that about 30 pallets worth $25 to $50 each had been stolen from the back of the business during the past week.
A resident on Sept. 23 called police about a sick raccoon near Woodbury Drive and Lake Road. Police dispatched the raccoon. KARE 11 recently reported that Cottage Grove has warned residents about distemper in the local raccoon population.
Police were called about a fight at the Woodbury versus East Ridge football game on Sept. 23. One main said another drunk individual kicked him in the groin and punched him in the mouth. He did not want to press charges. Police asked the drunken man to leave, and he left without further incident.
A drunk student was detained during the Woodbury versus East Ridge football game on Sept. 23 after he was seen stumbling through the stands. Police later received an apology letter from the 12th-grader.
A woman told police she was punched in the face by her on-again, off-again boyfriend at the 7600 block of Dunmore Road on Sept. 24. The man was arrested and booked at the Washington County Jail. The couple has a 2-year-old child together.
A laptop computer, GPS device, prescription drugs and clothing valued at $1,200 total were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 2500 block of Mallard Drive on Sept. 24. A window of the vehicle was broken.
A home at the 1000 block of Interlachen Parkway was egged and someone played ding-dong ditch at the home on Sept. 24.
A small fire broke out in a cigarette receptacle at the 10200 block of City Walk Drive on Sept. 25. By the time the Woodbury Fire Department arrived the fire was out.
Police were called to a home at the 11400 block of Halstead Trail on Sept. 25 after a resident saw a blanket that appeared to be stained with blood draped over a mailbox. It was later discovered to be paint and not blood.
A school bus driver contact police on Sept. 26 because he had often seen a parent arrive at a drop-off point and give students rides home on an ATV. Police arrived at the location but did not see an ATV. Officers told a group of parents there about the city’s ATV ordinance, and they said they would relay the message to the ATV owner.
About $2,000 in jewelry was reported stolen from a home at the 8000 block of Greenbiar Lane on Sept. 26. A resident told police she believes it may have been a cleaning lady who was let go seven months ago. Police said they would check pawn shops for the items.
A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle near the Interstate 94-Radio Drive interchange. The cyclists reported minor injuries.
Credit cards were reported stolen from a man’s locker at Life Time Fitness on Commons Drive on Sept. 26.
Country music CDs and two connection cables were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 1400 block of Parkwood Drive on Sept. 27. The lock on the driver’s side door was punched out.